Saturday, April 25, 2015

The History of a City Underfoot


By NATHANIEL RICH via NYT Magazine
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You never need to ask New Yorkers where they’re going. They’re already there.

Friday, April 24, 2015

Escape to the L Train


By TAFFY BRODESSER-AKNER via NYT Magazine
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Fleeing Brooklyn and my Orthodox family.

How Do We Protect New York City’s Pedestrians?


By SUSAN DOMINUS via NYT Magazine
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Making the streets safer begins by acknowledging that people will walk wherever they damn well please.

The Geographically Impossible West Village


By Unknown Author via NYT Magazine
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In New York, two rights and two lefts lead to the same spot. Except in one neighborhood.

Home, Cooked


By FRANCIS LAM via NYT Magazine
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Heading to Chinatown for the tastes left behind.

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Behind the Making of Our Walking New York Cover


By JAKE SILVERSTEIN via NYT Magazine
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All it took was an artist with a big vision, plenty of volunteers and a helicopter.

Walking New York


By Unknown Author via NYT Magazine
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Sonny Rollins’s favorite corner of the Williamsburg Bridge. The best can-collecting route in Bushwick. See New Yorkers’ most memorable walks in the city, and contribute your own.

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

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“Don't Forget Where We Are” was uploaded to Flickr


Cook County Forest Preserve somewhere
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Don't Forget Where We Are was taken on April 22, 2015 at 11:54AM

“Treated Like Yesterday's Sailors” was uploaded to Flickr


Cook County Forest Preserve somewhere
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Treated Like Yesterday's Sailors was taken on April 22, 2015 at 11:50AM

“Adjusted In Time” was uploaded to Flickr


Cook County Forest Preserve somewhere
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Adjusted In Time was taken on April 22, 2015 at 11:49AM

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

The Next Era of Campaign-Finance Craziness Is Already Underway


By JIM RUTENBERG via NYT Magazine
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Wondering what super PACs have in store for 2016? Look at who’s going to be running them.

Show Us Your Memorable Walk in NYC


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Show Us Your Memorable Walk in NYC

Sunday, April 19, 2015

Re: Note to Self



By Unknown Author via NYT Magazine

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Readers saw themselves, and either loved or hated what they saw, in Colson Whitehead’s essay on tautophrases.

Saturday, April 18, 2015

“Clark Street Bridge At Night” was uploaded to Flickr



and the Chicago River

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Clark Street Bridge At Night was taken on September 13, 2013 at 09:17PM

“You May Know How To Cut Hair” was uploaded to Flickr



Ashland, perhaps, Chicago

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You May Know How To Cut Hair was taken on September 22, 2012 at 04:16PM

Letter of Recommendation: Kneipp Herbal Bath Oils



By MOLLY YOUNG via NYT Magazine

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Throughout history, people have ascribed healing qualities to natural pools of water, especially ones that smell funny.

Crossing to Safety



By As told to WILL BLEAKLEY via NYT Magazine

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In a life marked by war, poverty and danger, a husband’s constant presence.

Everything’s Coming Up Daisies



By ROSIE SCHAAP via NYT Magazine

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Spirits, fruit and a splash of fizz make for a drink as refreshing as its name.

How to Negotiate a Ransom



By MALIA WOLLAN via NYT Magazine

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Get proof of life. Understand the abductor.

Friday, April 17, 2015

Mona Eltahawy Doesn’t Need to Be Rescued



By Interview by LYDIA POLGREEN via NYT Magazine

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The author of “Headscarves and Hymens” talks about being attacked in Tahrir Square, being criticized by Arab women and remaining Muslim through it all.

“I'm Not Afraid of Confusion” was uploaded to Flickr



Chicago River at night from the El

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I'm Not Afraid of Confusion was taken on March 28, 2015 at 07:09PM

“Saying Foolish Things” was uploaded to Flickr



Sculpture, unknown artist/title. W. Chestnut, Chicago

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Saying Foolish Things was taken on April 12, 2015 at 02:45PM

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